The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688. In Eight ...

The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688. In Eight Volumes. A New Edition, Corrected. London: T. Cadell, 1773.

HUME, David

Usado / Hardcover / Cantidad: 1
Librería: Rudi Thoemmes Rare Books (Bristol, Reino Unido)
Disponible en otras librerías
Ver todos  los ejemplares de este libro
Añadir al carrito
Precio: EUR 327,83
Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 13,97
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Guardar para más tarde

Sobre el libro

Detalles bibliográficos

Título: The History of England, from the Invasion of...

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Good


Chuo 53. The portrait of Hume is present in all the earliest octavo editions of his History, with the reversal of letters in the word 'PHILOSOPHY' uncorrected. 'In 1748 Hume wrote "I have long had an intention, in my riper years, of composing some History" (Hume to Oswald of Dunnikier, January 29). He appears to have begun working on it in earnest in 1752 when gaining access to the Advocates' Library in his capacity as Keeper. The six-volume project was published in four instalments from 1754 to 1762, with the later periods of history appearing first. Hume considered extending the history beyond James II, but, as James Boswell tells us, he decided against this since "we have not yet had access to papers sufficient to let us know, with authenticity, the state of affairs; and it was disagreeable to write history which afterwards might be proved not to be true" (Boswell to William Temple, June 19, 1775). The work was exceptionally popular, especially during the 19th century when around 150 editions and reprintings of the work appeared' (James Fieser, A Bibliography of Hume's Writings and Early Responses, p. 27). PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 8 volumes, 8vo, engraved portrait frontispiece in Vol. 1, [viii], 481; [viii], 512; [viii], 464; [viii], 465; [viii], 536; [viii], 588; [viii], 532; [viii], 336 pp. + index, errata leaf and adverts, contemporary calf, a little rubbed and scuffed, spines with gilt floral motif in compartments, lacking three labels, occasional light spotting, a good set. N° de ref. de la librería ABE-13352350263

Librería y condiciones de venta

Opciones de pago

Esta librería acepta las siguientes opciones de pago:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

[Buscar en el catálogo de esta librería]

[Todos los libros de esta librería]

[Hacer una pregunta a la librería]

Librería: Rudi Thoemmes Rare Books
Dirección: Bristol, Reino Unido

Librería en AbeBooks desde: 18 de julio de 2014
Valoración librería: Valoración 5 estrellas

Condiciones de venta:

All items are subject to prior sale and are sent on an approval basis.

Condiciones de envío:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. All books are sent by trackable courier and are fully insured by us until they reach you.

Descripción de la librería: We specialise in philosophy and related fields, with a particular emphasis on German texts. At any one time we have works by most of the major (and many of the minor) European philosophers from the start of the early modern period to the middle of the twentieth century. A selection from our stock can be found below. Please also visit our website at